The Old Print Shop


  • ARTIST: Herrmann Meyer

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Hermann J. Meyer, Hildburghausen and New York.

  • MEDIUM: Steel engraving, hand-colored,

    DATE: c. 1850.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 3 15/16 x 6 1/16" (98 x 153 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: View of a busy port. Bremen is located on the Weser river, close to its mouth on the Black Sea. From the "Universum," a continuing series of views published in America and Germany during the 1840s and 1850s by Hermann J. Meyer and his father Joseph. In 1849 Hermann Meyer moved to New York, where he re-issued most of the American scenes before returning to Germany in 1857.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. Modern hand color.